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  • Pay Your TransCab Taxi Fares With ez-link

    The cab is probably the most comfortable option when it comes to public transport, but it comes with its own hefty price-tag. And nothing can be more annoying than catching a ride on a cab which does not accept cashless payments. Thankfully, TransCabs has a solution to that problem: a new reader which accepts most

  • Intel Releases Tool To Port ARM-based Apps To Native x86 Code

    Some time in the very near future, you may just be able to run that popular ARM-based iPhone app on your x86-powered device. Not because Intel and ARM had suddenly decided to play nice and implement some form of architecture compatibility (that would be really great), but because of a new tool released by Intel

  • Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Dips Below 50% In Global Market Share

    While Microsoft’s Windows may have a good portion of the world’s desktop and notebook PC users under its belt, the same cannot be said for its web browser business. In what must be the first time in almost a decade, the software giant’s global browser share has managed to dip below the 50% mark, while

  • Google Goggles Comes To iPhone

    With Google Goggles app, you can take pictures with your mobile phone and it will search the web for information. Its handy especially if you need help to identify certain landmarks or product barcodes. While the Google Goggles app is offered on Android phones, the search engine giant has recently released it for  the Apple iPhone.

  • Ballmer: Windows-based Slates By Christmas

    Apple’s iOS may have the lion’s share of the slate market with Android coming in a a distant second, but you can be sure that Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer is not about to sit back and let the competition steal the show. To that end, Ballmer has made a bold announcement: consumers will see Windows-powered

  • Motorola Introduces DROID PRO For Business Professionals

    While there are already so many Android phones on the market today, this latest one from Motorola stands out as the first Android smartphone designed for business users (or so it claims). The Motorola DROID PRO sports a 3.1-inch touchscreen display, 1GHz processor, and runs on the latest Android 2.2 (Froyo) operating system. Its only available in US, on Verizon Wireless.

  • Nokia MeeGo Chief Resigns

    With the MeeGo devices scheduled to launch before end of 2010, Nokia looks to have a final fighting chance to stay in the competition against Apple and the other platforms. However, bad news continue to hit the Finnish company as Ari Jaaksi, head of Nokia MeeGo platform, has also resigned.

  • Hitachi-LG Data Storage Announces Hybrid Optical Drive

    You might probably be scratching your head, wondering what in the world a ‘hybrid’ optical drive actually is. Apparently, it seems that Hitachi’s idea of such a device is to to combine both flash storage and an optical drive into one single hardware that serves two purposes. Sounds amazing, no? Read on to find out

  • NEC Unleashes New Portable Projectors For Schools And Offices

    NEC Asia Pacific has announced the latest additions to its Portable series projectors – NP-M230X, NP-M260X and NP-M300X – designed for schools and offices. The projectors boast bright images and comes with wired and wireless (optional) networking, HDMI and USB inputs.

  • Lenovo Announces NVIDIA Optimus-capable Thinkpads

    Lenovo will be celebrating the sale of their 60 millionth Thinkpad notebook this month, and the company has something planned for its loyal consumers. In addition to the usual loyalty discounts, the notebook manufacturer has also announced its intention to boost the Thinkpad T Series with NVIDIA’s Optimus switchable-graphics technology, which it claims will result

  • NVIDIA becomes its own AIC?

    In the realm of GPUs, it is the GPU designer (NVIDIA, AMD) that designs the GPU. The manufacturing is outsourced to a fab (TSMC), and the reference designs are sent to AIC/AIB partners (XFX, ASUS), who then assemble the video cards. Sometimes, the partners are allowed to design their own non-reference designs around the GPU,

  • Toshiba Unveils 3D TVs That Don’t Require 3D Glasses

    3D TVs are getting popular these days, but in order to enjoy the full 3D experience, you would need to wear the 3D glasses provided for use, which can be a hassle to many. Well, Toshiba has just unveiled their new 3D TVs which don’t require the use of the 3D glasses.

  • Panasonic To Unveil New Handheld Gaming Console?

    Sure, Nintendo has their DS and Sony has the PSP, but that is about all the choice consumers have when it comes to selecting a handheld gaming console. But not for long: apparently Panasonic is keen to get its foot back into the lucrative gaming market, and the company even has a new machine to

  • Spotify Coming To WIndows Phone 7

    Spotify, a popular music streaming service provider, has recently announced that its app will be made available on Windows phone 6.x and the upcoming Windows Phone 7. You can download the app at m.spotify.com as well as Windows Marketplace.

  • AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series in trouble?

    Word has it that AMD is having trouble getting a substantial amount of GPUs ready owing to yield issues. Thus, the Radeon HD 6000 Series is expected to be delayed all the way into November. At the same time, NVIDIA claims that it is ready to counter AMD’s next-generation with its current arsenal of Fermi-based

  • Olympus Introduces PEN E-P2 Special Black Flash Edition

    Building on the success of the PEN E-P2, Olympus has introduced the special Black flash edition of the popular camera that uses the micro four thirds mount. According to the maker, there’s only 90 sets available in stores at end of October. Read on for the details.

  • ‘The Sacrifice’ DLC For Left 4 Dead To Be Released Tomorrow

    Owners of Left 4 Dead and its sequel, Left 4 Dead 2, rejoice. Valve has announced that the next DLC, known as ‘The Sacrifice’, which is available for both versions of the game, will be released for free on October 4, which happens to be tomorrow. Oh, and it is also going to be a

  • Sharp And KDDI Jointly Launch IS03 Android Smartphone

    Sharp and KDDI have jointly announced the launch of the new Android smartphone in Japan. Called IS03, the phone runs on Android 2.1 OS and features a 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen that supports 960×640 resolution, as well as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless connectivity.

  • Windows 7 Family Pack To Be Re-Released For Retail

    In a country where most people usually work their entire life to make ends meet, killer deals and bargains are always highly sought after. And being able to get three legitimate Windows 7 licenses at a price comparable to a singer-user license is definitely one of such deals, thanks to Microsoft’s decision to re-introduce the

  • TomTom Unveils New Navigation Products In Singapore

    TomTom had an event in Singapore last week to announce the launch of their new portable navigation devices (PNDs) - TomTom GO 750, TomTom XXL 550 and TomTom XL 250. The PNDs boast ease of use, accurate maps and provide the best direction for the drivers.